The Legal Veracity of the Balfour Declaration

Amb. Alan Baker With the 2017 centenary of the 1917 Balfour Declaration,1 which acknowledged the right of the Jewish people to their national homeland in Palestine, the international community is witnessing a highly orchestrated attempt by the Arab League and the Palestinian leadership to question Continue Reading

How the Palestinians View the Balfour Declaration Today

Yossi Kuperwasse speaks about Palestine‘s narrative on the Balfour Declaration and the State of Israel, this includes several facts and goals: The fact that there is no “Jewish People” only a religion, there was no historical sovereignty of Jews in Palestine, the destruction of Zionism, Continue Reading

Why will Abbas sue Britain over the Balfour declaration but not over the creation of Jordan?

”Before WW1 the Jewish Homeland was part of the Ottoman Empire longer than America has existed. Jordan and Israel were created from Ottoman land. Why not a UNSC resolution against JORDAN? If Israel is forced to return Ottoman land why not Jordan?” Why will Abbas Continue Reading

Palestinian campaign vs Balfour shows hostility to Jewish state undimmed after 100 years

Op-ed: Netanyahu always claims Palestinian opposition to Jewish sovereignty anywhere, not just to occupation and settlements, lies at the root of the conflict. The PA’s new battle against a century-old British declaration sadly proves his point Hidden away at the British Library — available for Continue Reading

Palestinian Authority to Sue British Government Over Balfour Declaration

Palestinian Authority Foreign Minister, Riyad al-Malki, on behalf of PA President Mahmoud Abbas, announced that the PLO was making plans to sue the British over the issuance of the 1917 Balfour Declaration. For almost 100 years, the Declaration has represented, for the Palestinians, the political Continue Reading